Brisbane to Charters Towers October 22nd 2012 We set off from Brisbane with the plan to travel via Binjour Range, Biloela, Rolleston, Virgin Rock, Emerald, Charters Towers. Folk we met in the free camp at Binjour range had just come from North West on this rout and reported that the road from Moura to Rolleston was still in bad shape and under repair.
So we adjusted the plan and travelled through Dululu to Blackwater, Emerald and then on t ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Charters Towers Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
Marg and Rob purchased a Horizon Wattle (Mercedes Sprinter) motorhome built by Ballina Campers and planned to circumnavigate Australia over the following couple of years, collecting it just after Rob retired in May 2011.
The couple of years grew out to over 4 years during which time we travelled from Brisbane to Perth return accross the Nullarbor both ways in 2011; in 2012 we travelled various places on the East Coast of Australia. The highlight of the year was our October November trip to Port Douglas which included the total eclipse of the sun. 2013 saw us do a 'Lap' or 'Trip around the blo... full info